It’s rare when video games feature a black lead character and as such, I’m always more inclined to pick it up to show there is an audience for them. Base it in a mob inspired setting and I’m really sold.
I’ve been following the progress of 2K’s Mafia III since it was initially announced and the first trailer for the One Way Road Story has me eagerly anticipating its arrival Oct. 7.
The city of New Bordeaux had survived the War of 1812, the Civil War and god knows how many hurricanes. But when Lincoln Clay went after the Italian Mafia in 1968, he inflicted more damage than all those wars and hurricanes combined.
Mafia III – It’s 1968 and the rules have changed. After years in Vietnam, Lincoln Clay knows this truth: Family isn’t who you’re born with, it’s who you die for.
Here’s the list of features:
- DISCOVER A RE IMAGINED NEW ORLEANS IN 1968: Immerse yourself in a vast, diverse and seedy open world ruled by the mob and corrupt officials and richly detailed with the sights, sounds and emotionally charged social atmosphere of one of the most turbulent years in American history.
- AN UNINTENDED AND LETHAL ANTI-HERO: Be Lincoln Clay, an orphan and Vietnam veteran hell bent on revenge against the Italian Mafia after the brutal slaughter of the black mob, the closest thing to family he’s ever had
- CHOOSE YOUR PATH TO REVENGE AND BUILD YOUR OWN CRIMINAL EMPIRE: Choose your own personal play-style, from brute force and blazing guns to stalk-and-kill tactics as you use Lincoln’s military training and gathered intel to tear down the Mafia. Rebuild a new criminal empire in your own unique way by deciding which of your lieutenants you reward, and which you betray…